Serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and citalopram effectiveness and side effects in children with depression and/or anxiety disorders.

@article{Kronenberg2007SerotoninTP,
  title={Serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and citalopram effectiveness and side effects in children with depression and/or anxiety disorders.},
  author={Sefi Kronenberg and Alan Apter and David P Brent and Shella Schirman and Nadine A Melhem and Nimrod Pick and Doron Gothelf and Miri Carmel and A. W. Frisch and Abraham Weizman},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={741-50}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the association between polymorphism in the serotonin transporter gene and citalopram effectiveness and side effects in children and adolescents with major depressive disorder (MDD) and/or anxiety disorders. METHODS Outpatients, aged 7- 18 years with a Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition, text revision (DSM-IV-TR) MDD and/or anxiety disorder were treated in an 8-week open trial with 20-40 mg/day of citalopram… CONTINUE READING

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